Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Cholera

Edited by Sivakumar Joghi Thatha Gowder

Qassim University, Saudi Arabia

Cholera, a problem in Third World countries, is a complicated diarrheal disease caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. The latest outbreak in Haiti and surrounding areas in 2010 illustrated that cholera remains a serious threat to public health and safety. With advancements in research, cholera can be prevented and effectively treated. Irrespective of "Military" or "Monetary" power, with one's "Own Power", we can defeat this disease. The book "Cholera" is a valuable resource of power (knowledge) not only for cholera researchers but for anyone interested in promoting the health of people. Experts from different parts of the world have contributed to this important work thereby generating this power. Key features include the history of cholera, geographical distribution of the disease, mode of transmission, Vibrio cholerae activities, characterization of cholera toxin, cholera antagonists and preventive measures.

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CholeraEdited by Sivakumar Joghi Thatha Gowder

Published: March 28th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2102

ISBN: 978-953-51-0415-5

Copyright year: 2012

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17628 Total Chapter Downloads

4 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations

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1. Cholera and Spatial Epidemiology

By Frank B Osei, Alfred A Duker and Alfred Stein

1076

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2. Evaluating Spatial and Space-Time Clustering of Cholera in Ashanti-Region-Ghana

By Frank B Osei, Alfred A Duker and Alfred Stein

880

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3. Cholera in Lao P. D. R.: Past and Present

By Satoshi Nakamura, Yutaka Midorikawa, Masami Nakatsu, Toru Watanabe, Rattanaphone Phethsouvanh, Phengta Vongphrachanh, Kongsap Akkhavong and Paul Brey

1518

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4. Vibrio cholerae Flagellar Synthesis and Virulence

By Anastasia R. Rugel and Karl E. Klose

2815

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5. Genetic Analysis of CTX Prophage and Antibiotic Resistance Determinants in Vibrio cholerae O1 Belonging to the Atypical El Tor Biotype from Kelantan, Malaysia

By Choo Yee Yu, Geik Yong Ang and Chan Yean Yean

1692

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6. Integration of Global Regulatory Mechanisms Controlling Vibrio Cholerae Behavior

By Jorge A. Benitez and Anisia J. Silva

1349

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7. The Cholera Toxin as a Biotechnological Tool

By Olivera Noelia, Maia Cédola and Ricardo M Gómez

1908

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8. Brefeldin A and Exo1 Completely Releave the Block of Cholera Toxin Action by a Dipeptide Metalloendoprotease Substrate

By Davy Vanden Broeck and Marc J.S. De Wolf

1130

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9. Structure Based Design of Cholera Toxin Antagonists

By Črtomir Podlipnik and Jose J. Reina

2030

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10. Evidence Based Treatment of Cholera: A review of Existing Literature

By Marzia Lazzerini

3230

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